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created Nov 06, 2013

updated Dec 23, 2013

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This data set includes income eligibility guidelines for participation in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC). The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) offers nutrition education, breastfeeding support, referrals and a variety of nutritious foods to low-income pregnant, breastfeeding or postpartum women, infants and children up to age five to promote and support good health. To be eligible to receive WIC benefits, one of the categorical requirements must be met, the residential requirement must be met, one of the income requirements must be met, and the nutritional requirement must be met. For more information, check out: http://www.health.ny.gov/prevention/nutrition/wic/ or go to the “About” tab.

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New York State Department of Health
Source Link
http://www.health.ny.gov/prevention/nutrition/wic/
Dataset Summary
Organization
Office of Public Health
Time Period
Current as of Last Update
Posting Frequency
Annually
Data Frequency
Annually
Dataset Owner
Division of Nutrition, Bureau of Supplemental Food Programs
Coverage
Statewide
Granularity
WIC income guidelines
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Household Income
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Health, Department of
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